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Early report on the death of John Wilkes Booth...



Item # 668019

April 27, 1865

BOSTON DAILY JOURNAL, April 27, 1865 

* Assassin John Wilkes Booth
* Found at Garrett's Farm & shot dead
* re. Abraham Lincoln's assassination


Page 2 has an early report on the death of John Wilkes Booth as most newspaper reported the event on the 28th.
A page 2 column is headed with: "IMPORTANT NEWS!" "The Assassin Booth and an Accomplice Driven From their Hiding Place!" "Booth Shot And Killed!" "His Accomplice Captured!" and other items relating to the later events of the Civil War.
Some content also on the Lincoln funeral.
Four pages, large folio size, never bound nor trimmed, minor foxing, nice condition. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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